Ana Marie Cox

Ana Marie Cox is political columnist for the Guardian US. The founding editor of the blog Wonkette, she has written about Washington and national politics for a variety of outlets, including Playboy, GQ, Time, the New York Times and the Washington Post. Ana is also a regular guest commentator on MSNBC and NPR, and is the author of the satirical novel Dog Days. She lives in Minneapolis-St Paul, Minnesota

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'We are on our own,' Wayne LaPierre said on Saturday, then doubled down on his familiar prescription: 'the surest way to stop a bad guy with a gun is a good guy with a gun!' (Photograph: AJ Mast / AP) Views
Monday, April 28, 2014
The NRA Has Declared War on America
As the annual meeting of National Rifle Association members started here this weekend , the gentleman seated next to me said to settle in: "It's mostly administrative stuff. We vote on things." He paused for emphasis: "It's the law." He's somewhat mistaken, of course. The NRA doesn't have any state...
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Friday, March 28, 2014
The Excuse for Killing Trayvon Martin Has Become the Standard of Democracy
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Tuesday, February 18, 2014
If the 1% Wants Class Warfare, Maybe It's Time to Start Fighting Back
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Tuesday, February 11, 2014
The Real Problem with US Common Core: It Further Outsources Education
There's a pretty good chance that up until last week, you'd never heard of the Common Core national standards and curriculum.
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Monday, February 03, 2014
Excuse Me, But We Shouldn't Be Moving on from West Virginia's Chemical Spill
Authorities in West Virginia declared the water of 300,000 residents affected by last month's chemical spill safe to drink on 14 January, just five days after the incident. Since then, a few things have happened.
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Tuesday, January 28, 2014
Americans Expect Obama to Deliver on Income Inequality
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Monday, January 13, 2014
That West Virginia Chemical Spill? It's Likely a Bigger Scandal Than Bridgegate
If we called West Virginia 4-methylcyclohexane-methanol leak "Watergate", do you think the political press would pay more attention?
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Thursday, October 31, 2013
Dick Cheney, One-Man Zombie Apocalypse
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Thursday, August 22, 2013
Al Jazeera America: The News Channel Americans Deserve
Al Jazeera America debuted its first batch of original programming last night, to some fanfare, slightly more catcalls, and many technical glitches. It didn't air as widely as it could have, in part because of disputes with carriers.
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Friday, August 02, 2013
Why Have So Many Liberals Been Silent about NSA Spying?
Why hasn't the left been able to rally support around opposition to domestic spying?
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